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Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - September 22, 1890, Logansport, Indiana LOGANSPOBT DAILY PHABOS 16TH YEAR MONDAY EYEJOTO SEPTEMBEE 22 1890 NO 124 Oorner1 In Early Fall Of all kinds STORE JjpttED FULL Both upstairs anci down jprioes Rigtit COME AND SEE US INSTALLMENT PLAN Stoves if 11 les SOJIEBOJJYFOUGOT And the Lapse of Memory Cost Six Human Lives DISASTER AT Sold on Weekly and Monthl Payments Call at 419 Market Streot POSTER BfllLEY ions Peiisii Now IeriRlon Law For All Soldiers Who are dependent upon thfir own daily labor for support For Soldiers anil Sailors widows For Children under 16 years of aye For children permanently helpless nnd for dependent parens Apply in person or by letter for infor mntion blnnks nnd instructions to BORDON Pension Agent Klliott Block IOganaport In FURNITURE PRICES THE LOWEST Our None but the Best Workmanship Allowed to Leave our Salesroom Material 12thSt Drug Store LOOSES EXTRACT GLOVER BLOSSOM Female Weakness Clcors Tumors s Blood Polnonlne Salt Rheum Erysipelas Rheumatism and all wci per Pint Settle or G Bottles for i b can Solid Extract niFC P UHtu NERVE AND BRAIN TREATIES A Koar Knd no Kr curcloii Car anil Worltn Terrible Complete Lint of the Dead of the Head ing Railway Horror Plunge of a JTroIeht Trxlu Into tho Chaam Left by a Burueii Man Slowly CHICAGO Sept two dying and live wai tho result o somsbodys cnrelessness at Douglas Park station last evening Bhorty after f p m a train of the Illi nois Central road stopped at Kedzie ave nue it was the last of four sections which woie taking home a crowd of excursion ists vho had gone out to Addisou to en Joy themselves At Clyde the train waa to the Burlington tracks and at Douglas Park station it stopped As it backed toward the west tbe Downer Grove express of the Burlington road came ihunderiug along and before brakes tould be or alarm given the pilot of the Burlington engine went crashing into the rear end of the plcnio train RH Terrible Work of the Collision The second car was a light suburban one The one behind and the one ahead of It were regular coaches a gread deal heavier When the IJurlingtou train itruck the rear coach of tho train it rose from its trucks and plowed over the tiu 4er box in its way ior ten feet it was a complete telescope The heavier coach behind cut down tho light one In front 88 though It was an eggshell and the human uelngs in its way were ground to death or eruMly injured Four persons were killed Instantly and seven others were injured two of whom will die Many otherjf were ilightly hurt and all aboard the picnic train and the Burlington passengers were thrown from their seats and severely shaken up Numoitof Tliuso Caught in tho Wreck Following Is the list of killed and in jured Dinnier 18 years old Martha Dinnier 20 years old a sister of Lily two unknown men one apparently about 18 and tho other 2ii years of age Fatally Pilgrim 22 fears old both legs broken and some in ternal injuries Otto Scloff 18 years old badly crushed and not expected to live Injured Torpey leg broken Al bert Merger foot crushed Henry New man face crushed Tillie Burke collar bone broken and internal injuries Freda Roswick left Jog crushed Orders Issued for Arrests Hail the Burlington train been running it a high rate of speed every person in th car would have mut instant death Cit sens carried most of the killed and in lured into the little station before the po ice arrived No sooner had the acoideti happened than tho conductor of the Illi nols Central train uncoupled tho tela looped cars and with the rest of his train Irew into Chicago The police at one lent word to tho central station he arrest of all the train hands but onl he conductor and the brakemun could bi oimd last night the fireman and eugiuee laving fled No Kear Lights Displayed Robert Dixon the engineer of tbe Bur ington train in an interview said am josltive there were no rear lights dis laced on tho reiir of the Illinois Centra rain and the flagman did not flag us iad every reason to suppose I was run ning on a clear track wbsa I went into he rear end of the excursion train Th tendency of those who saw the accident was to put the blame on the Central train men Dixou the engineer if the Burlington train Jack Walsh his reman and Conductor Kay of the same rain were arrested last aight Ka one n the Burlington train wfs hurt in fact he train itself was scarcely damaged THE WRECK ON THE READING Twenty Iersunw Their um ThirtyOne Were Wounded RARDING PH Sept 32Although the isastar on the Krie nilway was a terrible ne there is some satisfaction in kuow ng that it was not more than half as hor ble as the first reports indicated In lead of forty or fifty the total number of ead Is now knowu to reach only twenty he wounded none of whom has so far led number thirtyone The Complete Death Roll The full list Of dead taken out of the mck is as follows John If Miller Cres oua George Greenawale mail agent ottsville John White engineer Potts ille Jpimcs TcmpUn fireman Pottsville William D Shonio Reading Harry Ja coby stonecutter PottUown Joseph Becker chief burgess Mahnnoy City Sol omon Hoover aged 00 Fottsvillefc Mrs Edward J Fox aged 41 Pottsville Ed ward J Fox aged 41 Poftsville George R Knercher aged Pottsville Harry IjOughlin conductor of express John Os Philadelphia Mrs JEFredericks Pottsville J E Fredericks husband of the above Joseph Bailsman Philadel phia M C Vanderalice PhcoiiixvUle John Shsedle Philadelphia P and H en gineer Michael Summers iVIuhauoy City Frank Hassmon Mahanoy City The Injured Iusseiifrors of the injured havu internal wounds and may die but there is no im mediate apprehension in tbir cases The persons injured who were transferred to the Reading hospital are bding taken to their homes as rapidly as their condition will permit and last evening there were only remaining in the hospital The wreck hns been avay and the trains are running regularly again JSVen Not Safe WATERBURY Conn Sept the crossings on the Meriden Waterbury and Connecticut River Railroad are above grado In accordance with law It H Morgan e produce dealer of Southington was about to drive over one of these bridgecrossings as the train due hera at approached His horses becoming f Tightened as the locomotive came under them leaped over the railing taking wagon driver and all with them They struck on a freight car and were thrown to the ground One horse was torn to pieces aud the wagon was demolished bat Mr Morgan and the other horse escaped without much injury Two More Deattu on the RalL CONNELLSVILLE Pa Sept of of the Pittsburg division of the and Ohio railroad happened about 2 oclock yesterday morning at Benning station twelve miles west of hereEngi neer James Shields was killed and Fire man Harry Cyphers probably fatally in jured Three other trainmen were in jurecJ NATIONAL GAME NOTES The Chicago League Club Challenges Brooklyn for First Place CHICAGO Sept feature of last weeks base ball playing so far as tha League was concerned was tho advance of Ansons colts from fourth to second place Several things contributed to this one of them being the loss of two games Saturday by Boston to Cleveland Chi cago however has 129 games played while Boston has only 123 and Philadel phia 122 If those two clubs should have good luck for the rest of the games they may be liappy yet Brooklyn covered itself with glory and Chicago with white wash in the game here Saturday The The positions of the Brotherhood clubs re main unchanged Brothhood Boaion LABORS DEMAND More Wanted for West ern Coai Miners A GENEBAL STRIKE IN PB08PEOT Brooklyn Now York Chicago Philuphln Plttsburtf Cleveland Buffalo iron lost PI 7043 H3 73 51 SV 65 57 154 05 40 72 M3 AW IjGujjuo won Jost po Brooklyn 78 43 H4t Chicago 78 51 605 Boston 74 Phllanhla Cincinnati 72 New York CluvelimJ 40 81 406 330 PlttabUTtf 22 103 173 for llnftria Dizriixrai Fits SennUjrio wve Sottfcnlns of the n MI Knjin insanity and leu 1113 to it OJ Affv ot Toc alnntarr Loire and bcca xertu o lu brain 01 Pr PLUNGEDNTOA CHASM A Frvifiht Train on the Walmsh Xivea Lost OMAIIV Neb Sept train No U7 on the Wabash from St Louisdue at Council Bluffs yesterday morning at 8 oclock was wrecked a m by go lug through n burning trestle flfty feet high titxmt ten miles southeast of this city Fifteen cars of merchandise were totally destroyed Six cars were saved The engineer Martin EskrMgs and the fireman Joseph Burks toth of Stau bary Mo were killed Two Horritta Denths Eskridtre was crushed to death under bis sngine and was burned to a handful of ashes and bits of booe Burke was pinned down by a truck covered with tar from a tank and literally roasted before his horrified comrades who unable 10 extricate him Tile head brake man H Q Williamson Mucon Mo was over two cars and struck on tho angina from which he rebounded into tine He rtoeived injures from irhioi he died In hoars The burning of probably d ne to a spark from an earlier train though some are inclined to think it the vrork of an in madlatx Scores Recorded Saturday and Sunday The latest scores of the League Broth erhood Association and Western clubs are given below League At Pittsburg New York 9 Pittsburg 5 batteries Sharrotts and Clark Anderson and Decker At Cincin Cincinnati 9 Philadelphia loatteries Mullarto and KeeuanVickery and Clem eats At First game Cleve land 2 Boston 1 Beatin and Zimmer Clarkson and Bennett second jame Cleveland 4 Boston 0 Viau and Zimmer Nichols and Bennett At Chicago 0 Brooklyn 9 bat Hutohinson Ansou ami Kittridge Lovett and Daly Brotherhood At Pittsburg Pittsburg New York 4 and Juinn Ewing and Brown At Buffalo Buffalo3 PhiladelphlnlS Cun ningham and Mack BufHntou and Hall man At First game Cleve land 5 Brooklyn 10 Griiber and Sutclifte Wcyhins anil Kinslow second game Cleveland 4 Brooklyn 3 batteries Dewald and Sutelirte Somers and Daly At Chicago Chicago 3 Boston 6 batter King tmd Boyle Gumbert and Mur phy Western Saturday At St Paul Den ver 11 St Paul 3 at Sioux Milwau kee 0 Sioux City 7 at Kansas Min neapolis Kansas City 7 at Lincoln 5 Omaha 2 Sunday At Omaha Lincoln 0 Omaha Lincoln refused to play after fiEth inning owing to no sala ries at Kansas Minneapolis 5 Kan gas City 7 at Sioux City Milwaukee 8 Sioux City 10 at St Paul IS Denver 10 Cincinnati to Desert the Loagnt CINCINNATI Sept F H Brunei secretary of tho Players league yesterday completed negotiations for the purchase of a half interest in tho Cincinnati Base Ball club He will today meet the owner of the other half interest and probably purchase it A Strike of Base lialllsta OMAHA Neb Sept At yesterdays OmahaLincoln base ball game at the end of the fifth inning the Lincoln play ers called Cor the guarantee of their sala ries nnd as it was not forthcoming re f nsed to play the game out Patrick McRrjdel MUslon to Demand To 13e Faforced If Neces sary by Calling Ont Ohio anil Pennsyl vania Grave Charges Agalott Workman tee of the tt of Who 1romptly Dinies gplcl in the Knightly Camp SFKISOFTKLD Ills Sept Patrick McBryde member of the executive board of the Mirjeworkers of America came here yesterday as the of President Hay and will issue a circu lar calling ou tho miners of Illinois and Indiana to make a demand for the Col umbus scale of prices This means an ad vance of 7 cents a ton in northern Illi nois and a proportionate advance in other districts of the state If this demand be not complied with by the operators a gen eral strike is to be ordered to go into ef fect Nov 1 Mr McBride says if the pro posed general strike does not accom plish the desired result the mines in Pennsylvania and Ohio will be closed to shorten tie supply THOSE STRIKERS CONFESSIONS They Implicate Workman Lee in tlio Centra Train Wracking NEW YOUR Sept Sun pub lishes a six column special dispatch from Troy embodying the sworn confessions of threo of men arrested on the charge of the Montreal express on the New York Central and Hudson River near Castlett u on Sept 4 These men Cain Buett and Reed relate circumstantially the story of their placing tho obstructions on the track and implicate the other two men in custody Cordial and Kiernan All of the meu were prominent strikers and Knights of Labor Caia and Buett were arrested in Prescott Ont where they had fled and state that the money with which they were enabled to reach there was furnished to them for that purpose by Master Lee of D A 245 The Report Unnlod by Mr Lee ALBANY N Y Sept Work man E J Lee of division No 240 denies the charge of having aided Cain or Buett with funds to escape He itlso denies hav iug any personal acquaintance with either of the above named parties Hedeuounces his conaciction with the crime as charged in the published statements as being ut terly false An Board Man Talks PuiLADBLPFirA Sept 32 General Master Workman Powderly of the Knights ol Labor left the city yesterday before a press reporter could get a talk with him about the confession of the threa Knights of Labor implicating Master Workman Lee of D A 246 iu the wreck on the New York Central railroad Mr Wright of the general executive board said Until these confessions were pub lished we believed that Reed Cordial Cnin Buett and Kiernan were innocent of tho charges preferred against them but since they swear that they took part The Zenith Citys County WASHINGTON CITT Sept The cen sus office finds that the popula tion of St Louis county Minnesota 41480 In ISSO there were only 1504 inhabitants in that county Du uth is located there and its phenomenal growth has helped to swell the popula tion of the county The census office has announced the population of the follow ng cities nnd towns Alpena 11223 inctetise 5075 Bay City 27828 in crease 7183 Cheboygan 6244 increase 975 Liiflington increase 3307 ilanistce increase 5809 West Bay Jity 12510 increase Ceucsha 75J9 increase 1490 Milwaukee 204150 increase 88563 Racine 21023 in Tense 4091 Wnukesha 6316 increase 703 Incidents at Cressou Springs CRESSON SPHINOS Pa Sept A story ras started late Saturday night that the iresideut and Mrs Harrison would attend hurch Sunday at Ebensburg eight milos istaut The consequence was that the luilding was crowded with people expect ng to worship with the chief magistrate Vhen he did not appear the telegraph vire was kept busy with inquiries as why hings were so and there was much dis ust when it was ascertained that there viis no truth in the report Mr J R VIeKee tho presidents soninlaw has da ided to take his family to Indianapolis omorrow night The party at the Park ottage will then consist of but four per ons the president and Mrs Harrison rfrs Dimmick and Miss Sanger The Conference on the Tariff WASHINGTON CITT Sept A num er of prominent members both Repub cans and Democrats think that thecon in the wrecking oC trains we will make thorough investigation and lend every as sistance to the authorities to bring the guilty party to justice Dncnt Believe In lees Guilt I caunol believe thitJMaster Workman Lee had any knowledge of the guilt of these men Their claim that he gave them money to leave the country with I do not credit The first Install ment of money that was given the district was some days after the wreck and it was a very small amount It was some time after that that Mr Hayes gave a much largersum to the treasurer of the district for distribution None of this money passed through Laes hands and as he is not possessed of much wealth himself I feel quite sure that he did not furnish any money to ths man to es cape Spies Among the Knights TitoY N Y Sept is stated hore that information oil the identity of the conspirators who wrecked the Montreal express came to the officers of the railroad the very nextday after tho crime was committed from tho upper councils of the knights themselves When the knights first declared war against the Now York Central the railroad company as a matter of protection found it necessary to employ agents among the foremost leaders of tha labor organization These men are themI selves very prominent members of the or der and are in full confidence of Powderly and the other national officers A RASCALLY CONTRACTOR Mil Bucallty fttcralta In a Blot and Dead Man CATUBrrsBUBO Ky Sept or three weeks ago Kehoe a contractor on the Norfolk and Western railroad near Wiyne Court House W Va skipped out leaving debts unpaid Among the creditors were 900 Italian laborers The contractor who succeeded Kehoe on the railroad put a number of new laborer to work in a cut where the Italians previ ously had been engaged To this tbe Italians objected and ran the new men oat three successive times and demanded the money due them During each bat tle several men on either tide were badly injured A Figlit with the The contractor applied to the clrll au thorities for protection unrt Friday the sheriff of Wayne county with a posse of twenty men appeared at tho works to ar rest the Italians Immediately upon the appearance of the sheriffs posse a terrible fight ensued The Italians surrounded the sheriff and party and for a while tblRgs looked detidedlr for them Firing was general all along the line After the shooting several men were fcfcnd stretched upon the ground dead Forty Italians were arrested and jailed None of tho sheriffs posse washurt badly The scene of the fight is fifty miles from here and information hard to obtain MORE THAN LIKELY HE WILL A Tretty State or Thlngi Police Bald BALTIMORE Sept A remarkable scene was witnessed in the grand ary room Saturday The polioe had raided a notorious establishment on Pratt street at a time when the place was well filled and succeeded in arresting two score of women whose names were taken as wit nesses Among these were some disrepu table women the remainder being young wives and girls some of them unac quainted with the character of the place What One Married Woman Said Many of the latter were accompanied to the court house by their mothers who were ignorant why their young and pretty daughters had been summoned and were anxious to learn all about it One married woman fainted while re turning from the jury room where she had been compelled to disclose what she knsw of the place As she returned to the anteroom she threw up her hands and exclaimed My God WiU he find it oatf Others came out weeping and hur ried from the place GUNPLAY AT CHICAGO Two Tough eimrnelem Try to Fill Each Other wltu lylug CHICAGO Sept Jiiamy Con norton a wellknovvu manabouttown of unsavory reputation and Doc JHaggerty a gambler engaged iu a shooting affray Saturday evening in Lansing McGar gles saloon on Clark street and each man received a bullet Haggerty It is snici was the nggressor striking Connor ton and knocking him down and jumping on him Tho men were separated when Connorton drew a pistol and snob Hag gerty in the right breast through tbe lung Haggorty a few minutes later put a ball through Counortous abdomen a wound that the doctors say will undoubtedly prove fatal The latest reports from Hag STATE GLEANINGS Judge Wood and ExSenator MciJonald Are Out DUNLAPS BBOUSSIOH OP THE DUDLEY CASE Meeting of Chief Arthurs Men NEW YOKE Sept grand union meeting of the Brotherhood of Locomo tive Engineers which is in the nature of a national convention was held at Lyric hall in this city yesterday Chief Arthur was received enthusiastically A resolu tion waa adopted approving of Arthurs action relative to the Central strike Re presentatives were present from Maine to California and froni Canada to Panama The Switchmens Convention BUTFALO N Y Slept switch mens convention was unable to conclude its business Saturday and adjourned until today The constitution was revised and adopted The benefit for total disability was raised to Selected a Good Time to Go Off SAX PEAKCISCO Sept Chron icles special from Winnemaca Nov says Great excitement was occasioned yesterday on the eastbound train while lying at Husmboldt by an explosion in tbe mail car A registered package addressed to Anderson Tex sent by Chollls Co Truckee exploded while the mail clerks were at lunoh All the letters and pack ages in the same box were scotched The package was found to have contained a errees on the tariff bill will be able to oouical shaped hiani rubber tube which ubmit their report on Tuesday but less anguine parsons think that it will not be resented until Wednesday and embers who are familiar with the pro ress being made br the conference com nittee think that the report will not be resented until next week Proceedings in Congress WASHIXGTOX CITT Sept In thesen te Saturday a number of private and her bill were passed among them the 11 extending tha privilege of free deliv ry of the mails to towns of a population 5000 or postal revenue of per nnum The remainder ot the day was evoted without action to the bill to rogu ta the jurisdiction of United States ourts The house kept right on doing nothing he Democrats continued Billy Masons icttcs of leaving the hall when a vote as wanted The Democrat of the Second Illinois strict Chicago have nominated L E LcQann to succetd Frank Lawler in con had been filled wilih an explosive Luteat Fmd In SaJaldea BALTIMORE Sept Timothy Corbett Saturday night rushed into a butchers shop and grasping two knives he plunged oae into his body and with the other hacked at his throat until he had sev ered the jugular vein He then sank to the sidewalk dead Corbett belonged to a good family and a cause for his act is not known A Great Meeting ot Odd Fellows TBAcrsE N Y Sept Wood ward with his staff came here from Al bany yesterday and after consultation with the committee in charge of the mat ter arrangements were made to have national encampment of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows held in this city during the second week of July next It is said that at least 3JOOO members will attend establishment has been discov ered in Paris where false masterpjecea of painting are produced are lhat he will get well Williams Wns a Poor Murkxmnn CArROLTOJJ Ky Sept M Williams ex sheriff of Owen county Ken tucky and Gaorge S Dean a prominent farmer met here Saturday and fought a street duel iu which Williams was shot three times and dangerously wounded Williams accused Dean of betraying his daughter ahd promised to shoot him on sight When Williams Baw Dean he pulled his revolver and emptied its con tents at him but missed him every time Dean returned the flre and planted three bullents in Williams body A SulcideB 13ody Found Conn Sept body of Miss Ella Beecher of Rallstou Sara toga county N Y was found in the Farmingtou river at oclock yester day afternoon Miss Beecher who with her mother and nurse had been spend ing the summer at Farmington disap peared from her boardinghouse at noon on Friday and it is presumed that she committed suicide through despondency she having been in poor health Hitli of a Feather Flock Together KANSAS CITY Mo Sapt rath er startling statement was made Satur day by an exKentuckian that Dick Tnte Kentuckys defaulting treasurer is located in Honduras and is associated iu business with Maj Burke the skilliful manipulator of Louisianas bonds Tha author of the story got his information from another exKentuckian who had just arrived from Central America whiare he had seen Tate Suing Hallway for Blow Up CINCINNATI Sept Saturday after noon the Kings Powder Mill com pemy sued thrs Pittsburg Chicago and St Louis railway company to recover 150000 for damages arising from the explosion at the mills several months ago The Pe ters Cartridge company filed a simitar suit to recover A badly con ducted unning switch of the defendant s cars caused the blow up A Defiance to Uncle Sam WASHINGTON CITT Sept Evan Ing Critic Saturday printed a column ud vertiaement of the Lottety com pany challenging the attention of the au thorities and it is understood that the proprietors will be arrested for alleged violation of the new antilottery liiiw The company will immediately employ the best legal talent to test the constitu tionality of the law The South Dakota MINNEAPOLIS Minn Sept A Yank ton 3 D special to The Tribune says Reports from twentyone counties in Sooth Dakota where threshing is in progress show that the yield of small grain is greater than at first supposed It averajres fifteen bushels te the acre Corn will av erage fortyfive bushels to the acre A Toutht Companion Editor BOSTON Sept S Hubbard Wocdbnry assistant editor of 3he Youths Coinuanion died yesterday moirn Ing in Cambridge Mr Woodbury WM 64 years of age and had been connected with The Youths Companion for sixteen years His death was caused by cancer The Mmy Expect WjisHtxGTOx CITY Sept following the weather indi ations for thirtyclx hours from 8 p au yesterd iy For Iowa Ulnofa and weather except light rain in southern Illinois warmer winds becoming variable for Upper Michi weather clearing in eastern por lioQ cooler folloired by falling tempeiaturo northerly winds becoming variable For Low MichiganFair weather stationary tsm Derjture variable winds becoming westerly Moorish ewers and salvers in enameled glass are both useful and ornamental The Dynamite Method at Atlvanolug and Order Who in Ilad Money Under Bad Couple Captured Gov Gray Talks to Slieluyrllle Nominate Candidate for IXDIAXAPOLIS Sept of the federal court who has been charged with opening a way for W W Dudley to escajw indictment on his alleged blocks of five letter by changing his instruc tions to the grand jury when that body was just upon the eve of returning an in dictment has written an address to the public in which he includes a letter from Justice Harlan of the United States su preme court another from Judge Niblack of thU state and some corresponivuce be tween him and exSenator McDonald on the subject of the second charge to the grand jnry in that now famous proceed ing Juitioe Harlans Indonement Judge Woods refers to the accusation that his ruling was by a prearranged plan betwflen Dudleys friends and the presid ing judge and was concocted and so de creed for the express purpose of relieving Dudley from probable prosecution in the future He submits a letter from Justice Harlan In which the latter says that he differed from Woods at first but after further consideration agrees with him fully in the construction of the statute Opinion of JQxSenator McDodald correspondencs between Senator McDonald and Judge Woods Is then given at length and is decidedly spicy in some of its expressions and shows a very pointed difference between them McDon ald holds to his original proposition re garding tbe instructions but disclaims any desire to reflect upon the personal in tegrity of Judge Woods McDonald horns that the Judges flrst and second charges were In direct conflict while the judge lays that McDonald has taken a newspa per report of the charges in spite of the fact that he McDonald knows that they are notoriously incorrect and incomplete A Disclaimer and an Argument The correspondence continued for some time and finally Senator McDouaid sent a letter to an Indianapolis paper disclaim ing any intention to reflect upou the judge personally He accompanied it with an argument which clearly showed that he held to his first impressions regarding the two charges and that thene had been con firmed by a closer study of the law and the decisions under it In reply Judge Woods comptaiDs that the disclaimer should not have beep coupled with the if It was fntended to bo sincere To this McDonald did not reply nor did he to another letter from the judge and now the relations of the two meu are con siderably strained GOBBLED FOR COUNTERFEITING The Tailor 3O8 BROADWAY Between 5th and 6th Sts CHARLOTTE CEAMPTON DONN PIATTS RECOLLECTIONS OF THAT GIFTED ACTRESS clear voice that bad in an appeal to tears tho house could not remat The woman unmoved responded M cneen and ridicule As the mother proceeded she spoke of her ittle ones who were hungering tar I her love and fixed her eyes upon a door Her Wonderful Work in a piny meant to as if believing it shut them from her Notorious Couple Captured In A Negroa Enterprise Ind Sept Colum bus Houchin and wife the notorious counterfeiters have been arrested at Bl oom 111 by MDJ Carr of tbe United States secret service and forwarded to this city for trial Houchin is an outlaw of checkered career Judge Gresham sen tenced him yenrs ago to the Prison North for counterfeiting and the term served The ejconvictthen went to Pike pounty vowing vengeance against the man whose testimony convicted him and shot him in a cowardly way For this he mntenced to a long term in the peni tentiary at Jeffersonvllle but lu a few years managed to escape going into the remote regions of this state and Illinois and continuing his nefarious business Swindled His Colored Henry JnckJson a colored man was ar rested near Evansville by federal officers and brought to this city ou a cbarge of counterfeiting He has been getting money from Lafayette parties and passing it upon the ignorant colored people of southern Indiana POOR IDEA OF LAW AND ORDER OrerZunlons IVomoii Atteoapt to IJIow Up Liquor Saloon TEHRE HAUTE Ind Sept at tempt was made at an early hour Satur day morning to blow up the saloon and grocery of Isadore Mulvaney at Sanford with dynamite A heavy charge was ex ploded under the front of the building blowing down the doors breaking the bar fixtures to pisces and generally demol ishing things Under pressure of vigor ous protest from nearly every resident of the town the county commissioners re fused to renew Mulvaneys Mcense and he appealed to a higher court It is sup posed that women placed the dynamite under the building hoping to destroy it on account of the saloon having been the ruin of many men in that locality ExlSov Gray at Shelbyvillo SHELBYVILLE Ind Sept Dem ocratic campaign In southern Indiana was formally opened in this city Saturday night by a massmeeting at the Opera hall addressed by exGovernor Isaac P Gray This being the old home of the late Vice President Thomas A tiendricks extra effort was made to secure a large crowd in honor of Governor Gray and the crowd was large and enthusi astic The governor spoke for two hours on the issues of tbe campaign Convention at Greensbnrg GBEESSBUno Sept farmers of the Forth congnssional district met here Saturday and uominateJ John T Rankin for congress Resolutions favoring farm interests free coinage of silver rec iprocity income fax duect vote for United Statei senator and liberal pen sions were adopted This it Holmans district Fixed to Break Jail COLUMBUS Ind Sept At 8 oclock Friday night Nathan liell one of tha most notorious safecrackers that ever op erated in this state was arrested In this city by Marshal Hagorty for the blowing open of H Griffiths safe in thU city one year ago He was searched by tbe sheriff and two fine saws found on him but Which She Turned Into a Otter Downfall nt Last Special MACKOCHEE O Sopt IS upon n thnu Mayne Held bctforo ho had achieved fame fortune as a fasci nating story teller found himself strand ed on the harl of poverty nd took refuge in the old homestead at Maeko chee He had triud acting and failed soldiering in Mexico and carno out rec ognized as the bravest of the brave with a decoration in the shape of an ugly wound given him by the foe at Chapul tepec but with an empty pocket then he wrote playa and poetry to find the one unread and the other damned He had however un Irishmans buoyancy of spirit and hope smiled eternal through his hours of gloom He had one play Louu Sacrifice that had faUed to win popularity al though the character of the hero was rendered by himself and he was grieved at its failure It was a beautiful pro duction full of poetic expression but lacked the dramatic quality so necessary to success The characters were shad owy and stilted and the action without that pivotal turn which excites and gratifies interest and from necessity di vides a play into three or five acts He was reading it to me when I said you dont understand this thing Your play lacks action In a comedy a man in shoes must kick a fel low hi top boota all over the stage In tragedy Almira the oppressed maiden must stab the count a deep dyed vil lain after she has been pulled through a canebrake of direful distress Here let us get Up a tragedy About that time a poor half crazed woman deserted by her husband and robbed of har children had murdered the mistress of her liege lord and popu lar sympathy ran so high at Cinciunat that the fair iissassin was acquitted amid roars of approbation and the hus band narrowly escaped lynching at the hands of a There I continued ia a lovely sub ject Let us try it on Reid entered into the spirit of the thing and in a short time we had a melo drama of the Woodiest sort that we j meant in fact to be a burlesque One j of the stage directions for example She looked so wistfully at that door and started tyrice as if to force it open And then with a fixed star a of one insane sho gazed as if she saw them aud tbe look followed along the wall around the room until it encountered the mis tress then with a wild shriek she rnshed like a tigress at the wretch Seizing the woman by the throat sho hurled her down then dragged her to the table Holding to the throat with the left hand while gazing firmy down upon her vic tim she felt over the table for a weapon Securing the earring knife at lint the plunged it again and again into the breast of the struggling creature That feeling over tha table waa the most horrible piece of business ovtrdona upon the stage Men half roee from their seats and women fainted It would have been simply horrible but tor MM exquisite in which the little trenltui led np to it through of the sweetest tecderest and most aort What became of her A brief br illiant career upon the western stage 8h a took ths honors from Murdoch In colled Witchcraft and won in all she attempted from the French Spy to Borneo But the fascinating little crsat ure had within her tiie seeds of death in the form of wore uncontrollable appe tites than generally fall to the lot of may one Love and liquor carried her down The last time I saw her waa in a cheap boarding house at New York In re sponse to a note I climbed two of dirty stairs redolent with the odor of cooked cabbage Her apartment desolate ns the interior of a gigantic skull and although the little ap peared blasted by the fires of fierce sions she retained her exquisite form and through the whisky tinted skin some beauty of face How are yon old Retributionr ehe cried seizing my hand in both of hers Sit lightly or that old chair will land you on tho floor Ah me yon bring back the glory of the past I wiw a star once I am doing Uazeppa at the horse opera now Write me another play and m let np on love and liquor and shine again Her latest speech to me was strongly characteristic While chatting about tbe past a violent etorni broke on New York After a blinding flash of lightning and an immediate crash of thunder ehe ran to a closet brought out a candle which she lighted and sat down read Dip Lovettin a barrel of redpaintp What is thatfor I asked It U not and pitch him with u rope about his enough to need a light ii That she responded earnestly ia a blessed candle blessed by the pope and an long as the dd thingboras you cant be hurt Poor little misguided genius She waa not a Catholic not anything of a ions sort save what might be found in her generous impulses when an awful temper would allow them expression But through her stormy nature came false gleams of spiritual life like distorted raya through rifts of thunder clouds She was The younger brighter form That passed in battle and In Morm PlaTT neck upon the stage When the work was done we called it Retribution and mafled it to Aarley Barrass subse quently the author of the Black Crook then at Cincinnati Charley turned the drama over to a little Hebrew then man aging Woods theatre and the guileless child of Israel put it solemnly upon the stage Reid and I were amazed to learn from the press that our bnrleaque was a great success as serious piece of work We slipped down to Cincinnati to find ont if possible what was the matter with our parody on such plays We thought to have it greeted with roars of laughter instead of tears Hid in a box we had a revelation The leading character that of the murderous wife was done by an actress then billed as Cltarlotte Wilkinsm and who was afterward called Clariotte Crampton She was a little creature of about 22 of excuisite form and a mar vel of a beautiful head The clear cut features came ont from a perfect oval of a face that had not only delicacy but strength Her large lustrous eyes seemed to illumine the stage while her voice of rare sweetness had a compass as wide as it was thrilling She was crude it is true and had the singsCUgintonation so common to uncultured actors But these defectswere lost sight of in her full conception of her part and the strange power she exhibited in her ren dition Mayne Reid toM me years after when we fast parted New York that the one thing that clung to him as a rivid fiash of memory was the murder scene m that abominable play of Retribu tion It is BO with me I feel in its memory as if I were recalling an actual assassination The little genius had worked the interest np through her scenes of tearfcl pleadings with her A Boom for POBTEB Ind The Anglo American Parlor Car company composed of English and American capitalists have i beasti7 husband for her children he recently purchased 300 acres of land anl helding these children to force the mother It is expected they will be raady to begin work soon The company is Incorporated for and will be the largest oon cern of its kind in the country Twenty or California Baitliu FBEKSoCaLSept ittA train of twenty carloads of raisins left here yesterday foe the east na tha Central and Union Pmoiflc rotes to give np their little patrimony Then she sought the mistress to appeal to her The scene was of a gorgeously furnished apartment for Lovett was a gay villain of coarse and opened with the two sin ners at breakfast After a abort dia logue in which the hard nature of these characters was shown Lovett left and the wife entered She began in a low Tliere are 10863 school diatricta 63372 teachers and 3800000 school chiMnB IB Japan CREAM Its mperiortxorLmoftmrtu to for more than a quarter of m cmirrv It Dr Ihfoss LtuMor Mew Yark Chicago
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